Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Water Department

July 12, 2012 - 4:23pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

Muskingum County Commissioners met with city and county water officials in an effort to add additional connecting lines between the two water supplies.

The proposed locations would add a more permanent connection to either Richards or Coal Run roads.

The city's water treatment plant, which at the time was running on generator power, supplied the county with water for a time after the strong storms hit the area nearly two weeks ago.

Zanesville Public Service Director Mike...

April 5, 2012 - 3:27pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

Residents of Mount Sterling and Gratiot are on their way to being connected to Muskingum County's water supply.

The county has been working with the village of Mount Sterling to replace its existing water supply with a new water line.  Muskingum County Projects Director Don Madden said once that decision was made, Ohio EPA asked the county if it would extend service to the Gratiot area because of contamination problems.

"With the wells in the Gratiot area, they are just...

January 26, 2012 - 6:12pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

Muskingum County residents impacted by the merging of their Sewer and Water billing are now receiving their first statements.

Projects Director Don Madden and Executive Director of the Sewage Department Kenny Beisser met with Commissioner Wednesday afternoon to discuss the process. Madden said customers were notified in December that they would no longer be receiving a sewer and water bill each month, rather the two would merge and a single statement would be sent out every-other...

January 12, 2012 - 6:03pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Water Department is adding a new machine to its line-up.

Projects Director Don Madden met with the Muskingum County Commissioners on Thursday for a bid opening on a vacuum excavator.  He said the equipment is used in areas where there are other utilities near the water lines.

"This is a large tank mounted on a trailer, and it generates enough vacuum that with the aid of a high-pressure washer, you can actually cut the ground, and it basically will...

December 6, 2011 - 6:07pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

Muskingum County Water and Sewer customers may need to redesign their monthly budget starting in 2012.

In an effort to control costs and operate more efficiently, the Muskingum County Water and Sewer Departments have combined into one facility on Richards road. Water and Sewer customers will start seeing some changes on their bills.

"Sewer customers are accustomed to a bill each month, that will now go to a bill every other month." explained Muskingum County...

November 18, 2011 - 5:19pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

If you live east of the Muskingum River, you likely woke-up to little or no water service Friday morning.

Muskingum County Water Department Manager Don Madden said shortly before 5 a.m. residents began reporting low water pressure. Just after sunrise a 12-inch water main break was located near the Airport Industrial Park. Madden said the line effects a large number of east Muskingum County residents.

"With most breaks it's a situation where it won't be on a line,...

August 9, 2011 - 10:55am
4 years 16 weeks ago

A two month hydrant flushing project is underway in Muskingum County.

Over one thousand hydrants are being flushed by county water workers. There is two reasons for this. One is to remove sediment from the line and the other is to check each hydrant to see if it needs repaired. If this wasn't done it could spell danger.

"In an emergency the fire department would try to access into a hydrant. It could be inoperable or need repairs and so they would have to move to another...

August 3, 2011 - 9:41am
4 years 17 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Water Department announces hydrant flushing set for Friday August 5.

Officials said the flushing will occur between 9am-3pm in the following areas:

                                       Richey Road


July 6, 2011 - 11:37am
4 years 21 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Water Department has issued a boil advisory for some of its customers.

The following area is affected: Mussleman Drive from Newark Road to Chevington Circle.

Customers should check for discoloration before doing laundry.

The boil advisory is in effect until further notice.

April 29, 2011 - 9:01am
4 years 31 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Water Department says the boil advisory issued on Wednesday has been lifted.

The following areas were affected:

  • 3325-3830 Wayne Ridge Road
  • Hemmers Lane
  • Green Hills Circle
  • Breezewood
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